Re: Better to package a release or a stable SVN?
On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 11:03, Andrew McClain <email@example.com> wrote:
> I'm maintaining and building a series of related packages where I have
> input on upstream. I'm wondering: is it accepted practice to package a
> stable, intermediate release (with bugfixes) based on an SVN revision,
> or is it better to stick with an established point-release?
>From the users point-of-view (what we care about) they need the best
version available, so if the "point" release contains bugs that are
fixed in the SVN, you either package the "stable" release and the
apply the patch from the svn, or simply package the upstream svn
revision. Here a doc I wrote to create the get-orig-source target
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